10 Things I Hate About You, Fracking

The fracking fight has already come to my doorstep in a cozy corner of northwest Philadelphia. During election time, there were as many “No Fracking” signs as there were Obama campaign signs, which means a a lot. I even know an anti-fracktivist who walks her dogs on my street. Confronting fracking as a real issue at home in my community […]

Update: Fight for your right to frack?

When I heard the governor of Colorado — a Democrat — was threatening to sue over fracking, my hope was that he was suing to prevent it, or hold those who do it accountable to environmental laws. But I was wrong. John Hickenlooper is threatening to sue Colorado towns like Longmont, whose ban we were proud to help out on, for doing the right […]

Road to Nowhere

"There's a city in my mind Come along and take that ride" "Road to Nowhere," Talking Heads We all know the Senate is out of control when it comes to (not) confirming nominees, but here's a great example — one of special interest to Environmental Action members. We've been eagerly waiting the arrival of a new Interior Secretary in the hopes that the Obama […]